International relations | UM scholar: Global diplomacy on precipice of radical transformation

The triangular relationship between China, Russia and the U.S. is poised for a radical transformation on a scale not seen since the Cold War, speculated a scholar

Witness claims to have found secret ‘vice room’

In a week packed with hearings from witnesses testifying in the case of the former Public Prosecutions Office (MP) Prosecutor-General, Ho Chio Meng, yesterday’s session was the third

Tourism | First session of Macau’s Application Committee held

In a session presided over by Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam, the “Application of Macau, China for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Committee” (Macau’s

School principals ask for more sports fields

The principals of nine non-tertiary schools, including the Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai, the Workers’ Children High School, the Escola Secundária Técnico- Profissional da Associação Geral

New Silk Road? | First China-London freight train arrives

The first direct freight train service from China to Britain arrived in London yesterday, another leg in Beijing’s plans for closer trade ties with Europe along

Continuation of delays on Ka Ho prison’s construction

The long-delayed Ka Ho prison is expected to commence operations within five years’ time. Cheng Fong Meng, director of Correctional Services Bureau, admitted that there are

Tourism Master Plan to be concluded in July

A master plan for the tourism sector will be concluded in July 2017, informed the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) director Helena de Senna Fernandes during the bureau’s

Macau International Airport | Six new routes this year as expansion kicked up a notch

Six routes will be launched this year between the Macau International Airport (MIA) and various short and mid-haul destinations, including a renewed route to Moscow that will

Courts | Ho’s former driver called to testify

The trial of the city’s former top prosecutor, Ho Chio Meng, resumed yesterday for a 12th session at the Court of Final Appeal. Several witnesses have

Hong Kong | In final speech, CY Leung warns on independence push

Hong Kong’s outgoing leader warned in his farewell policy speech yesterday that independence for the Chinese-controlled territory is not possible. In his annual address to

VIP gaming rebounding after two-year slump

Chinese high-rollers are finally returning to Macau, two years after an anti-corruption crackdown by China’s government scared many of them away from the world’s largest gambling

Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition

China is taking the world’s most elite annual gathering by storm. President Xi Jinping leads a Chinese delegation of over 100 officials and scores of

French Comics Festival brings renowned cartoonists

The first French Comics Festival will run at Sofitel Macau until February 5, showcasing selected prints by two renowned French cartoonists. Organized by Alliance Française de

Gaming | Tax levels not only factor in city competitiveness says Leong

The Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong, yesterday said gaming tax was not the only element to be considered in determining the competitiveness of Macau’s

MH370 | After 3 years, search ends with no plane, few answers

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration yesterday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate

Crime | Man takes revenge by faking reports of terrorist attacks to police

A  45-year-old male from Bangladesh has been arrested for faking reports to the police, the Judiciary Police (PJ) said at a press conference yesterday. The